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“Big cave”
Review of Lourdes Grotto

Lourdes Grotto
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Discover Aruba Half-Day Tour
Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is the best of the caves.
Take a torch if you have one, but you can get by without one.
A few bats were flapping about, which added to the atmosphere. best when no one else is about as too many people spoil the tranquility.

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Reviewed April 6, 2014

This is not nearly as elegant as say the Alta Vista Chapel. This is a small shrine set up in a cave-ish formation. Clearly it was created with a respect and love of the Virgin Mary, and as such, would have significance to those visiting to pay homage, say a prayer, make a donation. I would not called it a 'must see' otherwise. It is almost impossible to find, as there are NO street markings at all. We were lucky enough to find a lotto salesperson that gave us directions, and even then, I almost drove by as there are NO parking lots...or even street parking.. You just pull over. If you have a car and are otherwise in San Nicolas, then give it a try...otherwise, hit the Alta Vista Chapel.

1  Thank aleo101
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

Waste of time unless you are religious. Did not get significance of the grotto. I think it just filled time on the tour.

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Reviewed January 23, 2014

it was a place to visit for a few minutes if you are near San Nicholaas. Don't go out of your way to find it otherwise.

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Reviewed November 6, 2013

If you are lucky enough to be on Aruba during Christmas you should not miss visiting Lourdes Grotto. It's in San Nicholas, about 45 minutes from the hi rise hotel area. It's a natural limestone formation covered with thousands of lights and a few scenic walkways. There is a small display inside the "cave". It's a very interesting place for kids and adults, no charges, limited parking and is maintained solely by volunteers. There is a small snack bar on property.

2  Thank Martin T
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